This AI-powered Smart Band will give alert of COVID-19 symptoms

Last Modified Monday, 7 September 2020 (12:08 IST)
Chennai:Lunched a week ago,
Indian Tech Startup Muse Wearables Artificial Intelligence-powered Personal Wellness equipped with a skin temperature sensor and 'context-aware' activity tracking helps a person to decode the symptoms of Novel coronavirus
Called 'Muse Cue,' this made-in-India device could detect silent hypoxia at an early stage and has an Intelligent 'cough analysis' tool to predict and alert users in advance of the onset of symptoms.
 
Launched in a virtual event, 'Muse Cue' is the ideal smart wearable to manage personal fitness and monitor vitals including SPo2 (oxygen saturation) and heart rate. Its AI-infused technology coudl accurately measure and raise alerts. 
 
The Muse Care Platform will enable digital consultations with the doctors.With Muse Cue, the IIT-Madras-incubated Start-up Muse Wearables has taken personal wellness assistance to a 
new level. 
 
Muse Health app enables a user to be proactive in case of any vitals going off baseline values and with one click, it could connect the user to a specialist. 
 
A IIT-M release said unlike existing tele-consulting, the health care professional assigned to the user by Muse Care will have real-time access to the body vitals and can provide necessary 
medical guidance accordingly.
 
Talking to the media, CEO and Co-Founder Sai Prasanth said "by observing COVID-19 positive patients, we found that the resting heart rate, heart rate variability and 
respiratory rate act as key indicators of the infection.''
 
About 20 per cent of COVID-19 cases could be detected before the symptoms appear. The Muse Cue Smart Band could detect in advance of one to three days before the onset of COVID-19 symptoms, like high body temperature or low Oxygen levels, and notifies 
the user.(UNI)